Practical Ways to Incorporate Acupuncture Into Clinical Practice Practical Ways to Incorporate Acupuncture Into Clinical Practice

With evidence of acupuncture's effectiveness mounting, experts outline practical ways to incorporate this complementary treatment into clinical practice.Medscape Oncology
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Publication date: Available online 7 December 2018Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian StudiesAuthor(s): Marzio Vanzini, Michele Gallamini EngAbstractGlaucoma patients can show blood flow anomalies at the eye vessels’ level. A causal relationship is reasonably expected but, so far, it has not been demonstrated. Traditional Chinese medicine indicates that acupuncture can promote specific blood perfusion in specific body districts. Ninety-eight patients with open-angle glaucoma were treated with an ultralow light–level laser, according to a specific acupuncture protocol, and their blood flow was measured b...
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 6 December 2018Source: Saudi Journal of Biological SciencesAuthor(s): Fang Liu, Lihong Ye, Wei Wei, Gaoyi Yang, Yang Ye, Jun Meng, Xueyan Din, Songjia ZhaoAbstractObjectiveTo determine the effect of laser needle-knife on PI-3K, AKT and VEGF mRNA expression of vertebral arteries in a rabbit model of cervical spondylotic arteriopathy (CSA) and the mechanism of action involved. Methods: Forty healthy general-grade rabbits were divided into a normal control group, model group, acupuncture group, and laser needle-knife group (n=10 rabbits per group), and the CSA rabbit model was established in...
Source: Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Authors: Li S, Xie P, Liang Z, Huang W, Huang Z, Ou J, Lin Z, Chai S Abstract The principal objective of this present study was to compare the effects of different acupuncture methods on pain, stiffness, and physical function for osteoarthritis of the knee by the pairwise and network meta-analysis (NMA). A network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was searched from three English databases and one Chinese database until January 2018. A pairwise meta-analysis was performed with a random effects model. Then we carried out the NMA within a Bayesian framework. Mean difference (MD) and its 95% confiden...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
To assess pain-management using auricular acupuncture as an adjunct to ibuprofen and paracervical block during first trimester uterine aspiration, and to assess auricular acupuncture's effect on anxiety.
Source: Contraception - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Original research article Source Type: research
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Condition:   Acupuncture Therapy, Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive Intervention:   Procedure: acupuncture Sponsor:   Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar Completed
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Authors: Kim BJ, Kuo B Abstract Gastroparesis and functional dyspepsia are 2 of the most common gastric neuromuscular disorders. These disorders are usually confused, having both similarities and differences. The pathophysiology of these disorders involves abnormal gastric motility, visceral hypersensitivity, mucosal inflammation, and various cellular changes. Both disorders have similar symptoms such as epigastric pain or discomfort, early satiety, and bloating. If patients suspected of having either gastroparesis or functional dyspepsia present with upper gastrointestinal symptoms, they should undergo upper endos...
Source: Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: J Neurogastroenterol Motil Source Type: research
This study aims to evaluate the efficacy and safety of thread-embedding acupuncture (TEA) with polydioxanone thread embedded at various acupoints, compared with sham TEA, for the treatment of non-specific chro...
Source: Trials - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research
Semin Neurol 2018; 38: 644-653 DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1673679Neuropathic pain management is challenging, and typically requires a multifaceted approach. There are several treatment options, both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic. Of the available pharmacologic agents, those with the strongest supporting evidence include tricyclic antidepressants, serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, and certain antiseizure agents. There is emerging evidence for the use of cannabinoids, but conclusive studies are not available. Nonpharmacologic therapies that have been utilized in the management of neuropathic pain include acup...
Source: Seminars in Neurology - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: We found moderate- to very low-quality evidence of benefit and harm of TCHMs for VaD. Methodological inadequacies need to be addressed by better conducted and reported trials. We identified NaoMaiTai, NaoXinTong and TongXinLuo as warranting special research priority. PMID: 30520514 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Cochrane Database Syst Rev Source Type: research
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